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Ishi, the Last of his Tribe

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continues a season of feature films made for television. starring Dennis Weaver with Eloy Phil Casados as Ishi
As a boy, Ishi watches most of his tribe being brutally massacred by white men. He and a few surviving members of his family flee into the wilderness to start a new life. Over the years his companions die and Ishi is driven by fear and loneliness into the white man's world. This remarkable film, set in 1911, tells Ishi's extraordinary true story and of his friendship with Benjamin Fuller.
Screenplay by DALTON AND CHRISTOPHER TRUMBO , based on the bock Ishi in Two Worlds by THEODORA KROEBER QUINN Produced by JAMES F. sommers
Directed by ROBERT ELLIS MILLER Films: page 23

Contributors

Unknown: Dennis Weaver
Unknown: Eloy Phil Casados
Unknown: Benjamin Fuller.
Unknown: Christopher Trumbo
Produced By: James F. Sommers
Directed By: Robert Ellis Miller
Professor Benjamin Fuller: Dennis Weaver
Lushi (teenager): Devon Ericson
Elder uncle: Geno Silva
Ishi (teenager): Joseph Running Rox
Grandmother: Lois Red Elk
Timawi (teenager): Gregory Norman Cruz
Timawi (teenager): Arliene Nof Chissey Williams
Ishi (boy): Michael Medina
Lushi (girl): Patricia Ganera
Timawi (boy): Eddy Marquez
Tad Fuller: Dennis Dimster
Sheriff Lockhart: Wayne Hefley

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Ishi, the Last of his Tribe

BBC Two England, 19 September 1983 20.00






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